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The legacy of Welwyn Garden City and the garden city model
Journal Title: TERRITORIO 
Author/s: Ruben Baiocco 
Year:  2020 Issue: 95 Language: Italian 
Pages:  11 Pg. 42-52 FullText PDF:  1160 KB
DOI:  10.3280/TR2020-095005
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In the first part of this article, a reinterpretation of Howard’s text is proposed in which the relationship between regional or sub-regional planning and the economic project of the garden city must be considered essential presuppositions of the model (including spatial dimension). This, highlighting some affinities with the most recent debate on the territorial dimension of the sustainable communities project. In the second part, starting from the story of the designation of Welwyn Garden City as a London satellite city, the contribution aims to investigate the relationship between urban planning and urban design in a green-oriented ante litteram project, in which the use of trees takes on a meaning that goes beyond the eco-systemic function.
Keywords: City-region; garden city; Welwyn Garden City

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Ruben Baiocco, The legacy of Welwyn Garden City and the garden city model in "TERRITORIO" 95/2020, pp. 42-52, DOI:10.3280/TR2020-095005

   

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